US STOCKS-S&P 500 inches toward record high on tech boost

Wall Street’s main indexes jumped on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 crawling towards a record high in a broad rally led by tech stocks, although some investors were cautious following a stalemate over the new coronavirus relief bill. Heavyweights Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc and Apple Inc were some of the top boosts to the S&P 500. All major S&P sectors climbed, with technology, communication services and health leading percentage gains.


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